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6 Tips for Staying Healthy During the Holidays

6 Tips for Staying Healthy During the Holidays

Posted by Angela Tague, guest blogger Don’t let exhaustion ruin the holiday season. Sure, you have to spend extra time decorating the house, shopping for holiday gifts, and preparing for out-of-town guests. But you also need to make time for yourself. Here are six tips for staying healthy during the holidays, both physically and mentally! […]

DIY Thanksgiving Place Cards

DIY Thanksgiving Place Cards

Posted by Angela Tague, guest blogger In our fast-paced, tightly scheduled lives, it is tough to make family dinners an everyday occurrence. When Thanksgiving rolls around and everyone bellies up to your dining room table, use personalized decorations to make the holiday extra memorable. Reading the adorable “turkey notes” my grandmother would leave at each […]

5 Ways to Add Natural Coconut Oil to Your Beauty Routine

5 Ways to Add Natural Coconut Oil to Your Beauty Routine

Posted by Angela Tague, guest blogger I’m always on the hunt for healthy beauty products — ones with no artificial fragrances, unnecessary dyes, or skin-irritating fillers. When I discovered that natural coconut oil was good for more than cooking, I decided to store a jar in the bathroom. And, boy, does it get used a […]

5 Holiday Recycling Tips

5 Holiday Recycling Tips

Posted by Angela Tague, guest blogger With all the extra cooking, shopping, gift wrapping, entertaining, and guests during the holiday season, there’s bound to be additional waste. For me, it’s the perfect time to amp up my reduce, reuse, recycle mindset. Kick off your holiday recycling efforts with one of these ideas! 1. Recycle Gift […]

4 Gluten Free Baking Tips From My Kitchen to Yours

4 Gluten Free Baking Tips From My Kitchen to Yours

Posted by Angela Tague, guest blogger When I started following a gluten free diet, baking homemade treats challenged me. My pancakes were paper thin. My bread crumbled. And cookies? They were so dry, they weren’t worth eating. I finally learned that you can’t substitute gluten free flour for all-purpose flour in a recipe. It simply […]

How to Eat Gluten Free at Restaurants

How to Eat Gluten Free at Restaurants

Posted by Angela Tague, guest blogger Who doesn’t love a break from cooking and washing dishes? Although I relish my time in the kitchen, a dinner out with my husband, family, or friends is always welcome. But when you’re learning how to eat gluten free, trusting someone else’s food can be an intimidating prospect. You […]

Recycled Gift Wrap: Six Ways to Go Green This Holiday Season

Recycled Gift Wrap: Six Ways to Go Green This Holiday Season

Posted by Angela Tague, guest blogger I am known for being the family member at holiday celebrations that carefully collects and folds used wrapping paper, tissue paper, and gift bags. I tell my family and friends, “You will see that wrapping again—maybe twice!” Recycling has always been part of my everyday life, so why would […]

How to Make Recycled Christmas Gift Tags

How to Make Recycled Christmas Gift Tags

Posted by Angela Tague, guest blogger I have a confession: I can’t throw away greeting cards. After someone took the time to lovingly pick out a card, write a message, and present it to me, it simply can’t land in the trash. Instead, the cards go to my recycle bin. No, not the container in […]

Going Gluten-Free? Avoid These 6 Hidden Gluten Sources

Going Gluten-Free? Avoid These 6 Hidden Gluten Sources

Posted by Angela Tague, guest blogger When my doctor suggested I adopt a gluten-free diet, I thought it would be straightforward. I thought I just needed to stop eating carbohydrates. Although going without bread, crackers, and cookies would be a challenge, I could do it, I told myself. But then I found out that gluten […]